Old 04-02-2016, 04:59 PM   #1
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Any thoughts or will I leave it on Twitter?
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PS I will be over in North America in May and plan to drive from Sault St Marie
around Lake Michigan and back into Ontario. Any places recommended for a visit? My apologies as well to a member who offered to take me around his narrow gauge line in Ontario last time I came. I lost email and couldn't contact him when I was over. I did intend to visit and perhaps I could this year if he is still reading these posts.
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Old 04-02-2016, 08:01 PM   #2
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Really doesnt do much for me to be honest with you
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Old 04-02-2016, 08:21 PM   #3
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... My apologies as well to a member who offered to take me around his narrow gauge line in Ontario last time I came. I lost email and couldn't contact him when I was over. I did intend to visit and perhaps I could this year if he is still reading these posts.
I'm still here and the offer is still open, however we don't open until the 21st of May running Tuesdays through Saturdays - Sundays and Mondays we are closed. Let me know ahead of time if that works for you and I'll schedule myself for whatever day you want.

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P.S. we only run steam in July and August, in May it's just the little 25-ton GE switcher running.
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Old 04-02-2016, 08:57 PM   #4
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If you fix brightness and contrast, large unsightly artifacts come out of hiding. I see a trainload of rejections coming for this one.
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Old 04-02-2016, 09:21 PM   #5
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Would do better in a panorama format as neither sky nor foreground add anything at all in my view. Of course RP doesn't take that format but so what - not every photo is best seen as a rectangle. If you do, I suggest also cropping on the left as whatever is over there is distracting, mainly because I can't figure out what it is.
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I would ditch the entire right half, and then a bit off the left. What's left would be a fairly compelling vertical.

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Old 04-05-2016, 06:13 AM   #7
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The idea and the execution is there (for the most part). Just need a better location for the elements to work, because there's nothing in that frame to really have the photo stand out.
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The idea and the execution is there (for the most part). Just need a better location for the elements to work, because there's nothing in that frame to really have the photo stand out.
Perfect shot if you had some lightning in the distance or something like alien spacecraft landing, but as is, no...
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Old 04-06-2016, 02:48 PM   #9
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Thanks for comments.You have to remember that scenes like this are commonplace to US residents, for us tourists they are so different. I just love it for what it is and it will therefore go to flickr. Dave
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Hi Dave,

Sorry to be late for your party. When I look at the image, I can't recognize or resolve any details in it, other than a headlight. Lots of miscellaneous colored lights and glowing objects, but as the artsy-fartsy types would say, I feel no real sense of place. Is that a railyard or a manufacturing complex? Just can't tell.

I agree with your decision to keep this one for the Flickr collection.
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